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When heater is switch on, it glows at one side and continually glows on and off, is it broken?

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  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2011

    Hi Gas, it is a dimplex 2kw convector heater, not sure of the name, but it's the metal bar inside the heater that is only lighting up when switched on. It then continually goes off and on.

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Is it the ignitor glowing or the heater's ceramic plaques? Also knowing who the manufacturer is and the model number, will be a big help in answering your question.

Posted on Mar 23, 2011

  • Rich Landrum Mar 25, 2011

    It's the heating element, hosco. But, I don't believe it should constantly be cycling ON & OFF, when the thermostat is not calling for heat, but the unit is ON. I tried to locate the Owners Manual, but without a Model Number, I'd be scrolling through mu computer all night. I suggest you contact Dimplex USA, Technical Service at 888-346-7539 to see what they have to say. You'll need have your Model Number, handy when you call. Trust me, it's on the heater somewhere.

    Hope this helps get an answer to your question. Please be kind enough to rate my response to you. Thanks!

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